Art and Books

 

Lot 5.1: An animal head portrait in oil by artist Flora Blackett

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Final bid:
£625
Increment:£25
Bids:2
Ends in:06 May 2022 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Flora Blackett:

Website: www.florablackett.com

An oil portrait of an animal of your choosing by acclaimed artist Flora Blackett.

"Born in 1978 in South west Scotland, Flora Blackett trained for 4 years at the prestigious Charles H Cecil studio in Florence, Italy.

As well as portraits, she is a renowned wildlife artist. Dividing her time between her studios in London and her native Dumfriessire she works on both commissions and her own inspired paintings and drawings. With trips throughout the UK, Europe, America and Africa, Flora continuously searches for exciting new subjects. She captures at first hand, the animals in their surroundings and strives to depict both the immediacy and serenity in every scene.
Flora has had many highly acclaimed exhibitions thoughout the UK and America.

In 2014 Flora combined her love of art and interiors to launch Flora Blackett designs.

Her work now hangs in collections throughout the world and is now listed in the national archives."

50% of the Sale value will go to the Heather Trust. Please note that, due to her popularity, there is likely to be a waiting period before the commission will be completed.

Lot 5.2: Tracks and signs of the birds of Britain and Europe - signed copy

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Final bid:
£45
Increment:£1
Bids:10
Ends in:06 May 2022 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Professor Roy Brown:

A signed copy of Tracks and signs of the birds of Britain and Europe (Bloomsbury Naturalist, 2021 Edition)

"Tracks & Signs of the Birds of Britain and Europe contains a wealth of fascinating material for any field naturalist.

This unique guide enables the reader to find, interpret and understand field marks left by a variety of birds throughout Britain and Europe, and to use these to identify the species in question. It covers subjects including tracks and trails, feeding and other behavioural signs, nests, pellets, droppings, feathers and skulls, habitat types and field analysis methods. All European bird families are featured, with numerous individual species being described in detail.

Fully revised and updated, this third edition contains a great deal of new material, including 19 new colour plates and hundreds of new photographs, line drawings and diagrams.

Tracks & Signs of the Birds of Britain and Europe is an indispensable addition to any feather-finder or track-watcher’s backpack – the ultimate resource for anyone wanting to identify a bird species from the sometimes subtle clues they leave behind."

Lot 5.3: The Grouse in Health and Disease - 1912

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Final bid:
£121
Increment:£1
Bids:13
Ends in:06 May 2022 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Heather Gow:

1912 edition of Grouse in Health and Disease.

UK delivery provided by the donor.

Lot 5.4: Rodger McPhail: An artist by Nature

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Final bid:
£40
Increment:£1
Bids:5
Ends in:06 May 2022 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Quiller Publishing:

Rodger McPhail: An artist by Nature (coffee table book).

UK delivery provided by the donor.

 
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